Armamar is situated in the Douro region, an area marked by picturesque villages, vineyard terraces (where the Douro wines, including the famous Port Wine, are cultivated and produced) and apple orchards that "paint" the landscape. The numerous archaeological remains show that these lands have been occupied since prehistory. The Goujoim camp, the city's best-known archeological resort, is a tremendous evidence of Armamar's ancient history. In Armamar itself, pay a visit to the Igreja Matriz de São Miguel de Vila Flor mother church, the chapel of São Domingos, the chapel of São Gregório, the church of São Domingos and the Casa Grande de Gogim, the residence of the Vila Flor and Alpedrinha counts and the only existing manor in the town. Be sure to enjoy the beauty of the landscape that can be seen from the Miradouro de São Domingos, Miradouro da Mizarela, Miradouro de São Lourenço, Miradouro da Senhora da Graça and Miradouro da Senhora da Saúde. Armamar's goat is the main regional dish and also the pumpkin stew, the beans with chorizo and the cheese of Vila Nova are worth highlighting.
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Miradouro do Monte de São Domingos
Located on the São Domingos Hill, in Fontelo. It has amazing views of the Douro region. It is considered one of the most spectacular belvederes in the entir Douro region. One may view the parishes of Lamego, Tarouca, Resende, Mesão Frio, Régua, Santa Marta de Penaguião and Vila Real, among so many. Viewing the farms by the Douro river on …
Igreja Matriz de Armamar / Igreja de São Miguel
This is a Romanic temple with three naves which foundation is associated to Egas Moniz. On the façade it stands out the doorway with two archivolts topped by a round window and the bell tower with a square plan.
Castro de Goujoim
Is the most known archaeological Resort Municipality, although the study of its roots and evolution, as well as its classification are still to be done. Is a rocky site, about 820 m above sea level. On site are visible remnants …
Igreja Matriz de Fontelo / Igreja de São Domingos
Parish Church with two chapels which exhibits traces of Baroque. It consists of nave and chancel and large Windows for natural light comes in. Also includes the sacristy and the Bell Tower. The main altarpiece features gilt. The lateral façades …
Miradouro da Senhora da Saúde
Landscapes from the Santa Cruz peak to the São Domingos hill and to Armamar. To the right, there is Lumiares, São Martinho das Chãs and the reservoir of the Lumiares dam.
Ermida de São Gregório
Chapel of Baroque architecture that presents longitudinal plant. Inside, the altarpiece presents talha from Mannerist structure. In its framework emphasises the curved profile of the plinth of spires and the use of a gilded altarpiece, Mannerist structure and national style …
Miradouro da Mizarela
Located in the small town of Armamar, by the mother church. From here, one may view the village of São Joaninho, in a small valley. In the background, there is the Douro river valley and the Marão mountain on the …
Miradouro da Senhora da Graça
Located on the Senhora da Graça (Our Lady of Grace) Hill. Views of a wide part of Armamar, with orchards of apple trees, chestnut trees and pine woods. One may also view the village of Cimbres.
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